Lata Krishnan is CFO for Shah Capital Partners.
She was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of SMART Modular Technologies, a publicly held company recognized as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Fastest Growing Public Companies.
Lata has also held corporate accounting and finance positions at Montgomery Securities, Arthur Andersen & Company LLP, and Hill Vellacott & Company in London, England.
She received a B.S. with honors from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Lata is a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group.
She is also the Chair of the American India Foundation (AIF) since serving as Founding President in 2001.
is a premier foundation with a long-term commitment to accelerating social and economic development in India and strengthening the bonds between the US and India and its Honorary Chair is President Clinton.
has three offices - Silicon Valley, New York and India.
Krishnan's other community activities include: The Commonwealth Club
Board Member and a Fellow of the American Leadership Forum
Lata was born in Palghat, India and spent part of her childhood in Kenya.